Tateyama Kurobe Alpine Route & Kurobe Gorge Railway

Highlights

1. Enjoy the panoramic views of the surrounding nature while traveling the Tateyama Kurobe Alpine route using 6 types of transportation. *April 26~ June 9: Enjoy walking through the gigantic snow corridor. 2. Ride the Kurobe Gorge Trolley train and enjoy the view of the V-shaped canyon. 3. Stay overnight at a hotel with large communal and outdoor baths. ​ --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Optional bento lunch box on Day 1Oginoya's Toge no Kamameshi (seasoned rice with meat and vegetables) JPY1,080​ -Please inform us of your order in the “Additional information” section of the application form when you make a reservation. Alternatively, please let us know by e-mail at least 5 days prior to the departure day. -Advanced payment - Not available for departures on April 28, 30 & May 1~4 --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- [Additional information] *Items included - Expenses for transportation, accommodation, meal(s), admission fee(s) specified in the itinerary and taxes. None of the expenses will be refunded even though the items concerned are not used by a participant for personal reasons. *Items not included: Any expenses not specified in the itinerary (e.g. personal expenses, optional tours.) *Items included in "Infant price" - Bus seats only [Information & attention about Alpine Route] *The highest point of the route is Murodo, at 2,500m above sea level, where the temperature will be 12℃~15℃ lower than at ground level. Please refer to the official website of the Alpine Route for travel tips. ↓ ↓ ↓ The official website of the Alpine Route *The transportation on the route may be cancelled partially or entirely due to bad weather. In that case, the unused fare will be refunded except when the fare money will be used for an alternative plan. *Even if the snow wall walk is cancelled due to bad weather, no refund can be made. *Day 2: You will take a local bus from the hotel to Tateyama station and transfer to the tour bus when you go through the Alpine route. It is highly recommended to pack your belongings in a rucksack or something similar (i.e. not suitcases) as you will need to carry luggage by yourself when you transfer to the tour bus. *The departure time from the hotel on Day 2 will be between 6:00-8:00 depending on our time slot at the Alpine route. Accordingly, you may have a boxed breakfast served on the bus instead of having it at the hotel. Also, the tour end time differs according to our time slot and traffic conditions on your tour day. The departure time will be announced by the tour conductor during the tour. --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- [Attention] *Even if you booked a room for 2 people, two single rooms or two connected single rooms may be provided. *Kurobe Gorge Trolley Train: For departures until April 30, the train travels between Unazuki and Sasadaira, while departures from May 1 will be between Unazuki and Kanetsuri. You will have time to walk around Kanetsuri. The train section is subject to change depending on snowfall. *Dinner may start a little early at 16:30. *The tour bus may be small or medium-sized. *Please join the tour with comfortable clothes and walking shoes. *The order of the itinerary is subject to change according to the traffic or other circumstances on the tour day. *This course is conducted together with Japanese participants. *The tour conductor will arrive at the meeting place via different departure points to pick up other guests. Although the tour conductor/sightseeing bus could be late to the meeting place due to road conditions, they will eventually arrive, so please wait at the designated meeting point. *We will not be responsible for any delays, shortenings or omissions made to the itinerary due to circumstances beyond our control (traffic, weather etc.) *A decision on whether to cancel the tour will be decided by 3pm Japan Standard Time one day before the tour date. We will inform you by e-mail. *The tour end point may be different from the meeting point. Ask the tour conductor on the day. *The amended Act on the Protection of Personal Information came into effect on 30 May 2017. Customer information (name, age, gender etc.) may be forwarded to the hotels or necessary entities for the purpose of making tour arrangements. This condition shall be deemed to have been accepted by the customer upon completion of the reservation.

Itinerary

Day 1
  • Breakfast: 0
  • Lunch: 0
  • Dinner: 1
  • Light meal: 0
  • Ueno (Depart 6:50) -- Shinjuku (Depart 7:40) -- Unazuki station --Kurobe Gorge Trolley Train Unazuki station -- Unazuki (Japanese style dinner/approx. 50 min) -- Uozu Manten Hotel Ekimae , Uozu (Overnight) *Relax and enjoy the baths!

Day 2
  • Breakfast: 1
  • Lunch: 0
  • Dinner: 0
  • Light meal: 0
  • Uozu (Take a local bus) -- Tateyama station -- Bijodaira -- Murodo (Snow wall walk) -- Daikanbo -- Kurobedaira -- Kurobeko Lake -- Kurobe Dam -- Ogizawa station (Transfer to the tour bus) -- Azumino (Shopping/25 min) -- Shinjuku (Schedule 20:00) -- Ueno (Schedule 20:30)

  • Hotel:



location Shinjuku(Tokyo Metropolitan Underground Car Park)

Detail

Departure place

Shinjuku(Tokyo Metropolitan Underground Car Park)

Meeting Time

07:40 AM

Destination

Toyama

Language
  • English

  • Chinese

Language Support

A tour conductor or staff of your preferred language will accompany the tour from the designated meeting place (at a designated airport in case of a tour with airplanes) and provides the participant with basic information necessary for the tour (such as meeting place and time at each stop etc) in your preferred language. Information on sightseeing in the areas of tour destinations will not be provided. However, brochures in your preferred language will be provided.

Minimum number of participants for operation

25 Person(s)

*When the participants does not reach the number above, the tour will not be operated. If this is the case, those who have made a reservation will be informed of the matter by 14 days prior to the scheduled departure date (by 4 days prior to the departure in case of a Day-tour).

Minimum number of participants for booking

1 Person(s)

Cancellation policy Tour Condition